ATLANTA, GA - Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, will expand into Western Canada with Franchisees opening locations across Edmonton and Calgary by the end of 2017. The South meets the West as more Canadians will have access to the brand's Louisiana-inspired fried chicken and seafood.
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Starting this November, the first Edmonton location will open in the Tamarack area, followed by the first Calgary location in Forest Lawn. Subsequent locations will be opening throughout the fall and into the spring of 2017. The chain reached a milestone last year with its 100th Franchised restaurant opening in Canada and it continues to grow as a leader in the quick-service restaurant market.
"For over 40 years, Popeyes has been serving authentic southern food-fare that our consumers crave," says Popeyes President, International, Andrew Skehan. "The growth of our brand amongst our Canadian neighbours is especially exciting as it indicates a blossoming appreciation for our Louisiana culinary heritage."
With continued growth of the brand, Popeyes' taste traditions have quickly claimed a spot in the market. Combining a rich history of comfort food and the modern day demands of consumers, Popeyes is proud to provide superior tasting products to a growing fan-base of Canadians. For more information visit www.popeyes.com
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